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Saturday's Scottish gossip

Scottish newspaper gossip


Celtic manager Tony Mowbray is considering an £8m move for Aston Villa central defender Curtis Davis. (The Sun)

Aston Villa defender Curtis Davis is unlikely to join Celtic as he wants to remain in the Barclays Premier League. (Daily Record)

Celtic have asked former manager Martin O'Neill to approve a five-month loan deal for Aston Villa defender Curtis Davis. (Daily Mail)

Celtic have resisted a fresh attempt by Gordon Strachan to lure Scott McDonald to Middlesbrough, saying their top scorer is not for sale. (Daily Record)

Celtic will pay £1.8m to Brondby for striker Morten Rasmussen. (The Sun)

Denmark coach Morten Olsen suggests that Morten Rasmussen would not be moving to a better quality of football by quitting Brondby for Celtic. (Daily Express)

West Ham have joined Birmingham and Aston Villa in the race to sign Rangers striker Kris Boyd. (The Sun)

Paris St Germain are considering a move for Rangers winger DaMarcus Beasley. (Daily Express)

Paris St Germain winger Jerome Rothen has ended his loan spell with Rangers and signed for Turkish club Ankaragucu in preference to Greek outfits Larissa and Kavala. (The Sun)

Getting misfiring Paris St Germain winger Jerome Rothen off the wage bill has saved Rangers £300,000. (The Herald)

Hearts and Aberdeen target Steven MacLean could be handed a fresh start by manager Paul Mariner at present club Plymouth. (The Sun)

Aberdeen manager Mark McGhee remains hopeful of securing Plymouth striker Steven MacLean on loan as a permanent move has not yet materialised. (Daily Record)

Falkirk manager Eddie May says Hibernian are the only club in the running to sign defender Darren Barr, who is also wanted by Aberdeen, Dundee and Hearts, during January. (The Herald)

Stenhousemuir manager John Coughlin has accused the Scottish FA of treating his club with a lack of respect as they only heard of the decision to replay their Scottish Cup tie with Dunfermline through the media. (The Sun)


Andrew Kirkcaldy is quitting a hugely-successful career driving in the FIA GT series to have a crack at winning the famed Le Mans 24 Hours title. (Daily Record)

Snowsport GB believes it can halt its steep downward plunge towards bankruptcy and ease the threat to the participation of Britain's Alpine skiers and snowboarders at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver. (The Herald)

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Saturday's gossip column
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